Treatment of molar furcation involvement using root separation and a crown and sleeve-coping telescopic denture. A longitudinal study.

@article{Hou1999TreatmentOM,
  title={Treatment of molar furcation involvement using root separation and a crown and sleeve-coping telescopic denture. A longitudinal study.},
  author={G L Hou and C C Tsai and Amold S Weisgold},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={1999},
  volume={70 9},
  pages={1098-109}
}
Because of the inconsistent results of periodontal and prosthetic therapy, periodontists may choose to treat maxillary molar furcation involvements (FI) with poor root morphology utilizing a root resection technique (RRT). In addition, poor root morphology of the remaining root following RRT is usually considered a high risk factor for long-term periodontal and prosthetic success. The purpose of this retrospective study was to investigate the differences in the clinical periodontal parameters… CONTINUE READING